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Analog April 1970

Bester really phoned this one in. 
Great depiction of space-ass on the cover though.

Bester really phoned this one in. 

Great depiction of space-ass on the cover though.

The Well of The Worlds by Henry Kuttner

The Well of The Worlds by Henry Kuttner

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Phillip K. Dick Post letters to the FBI

Phillip K. Dick Post letters to the FBI

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The Wagered World by Laurence M. Janifer and S.J. Treibech

Ace Double 81680B

Cover art by Kelly Freas

The Wagered World by Laurence M. Janifer and S.J. Treibech

Ace Double 81680B

Cover art by Kelly Freas

Tonight We Steal the Stars by John Jakes
Ace Double 81680A
Cover art by Jack Gaughan
Wolf Dragonard is a pretty badass name. Galaxy II is an unfortunate name.

Tonight We Steal the Stars by John Jakes

Ace Double 81680A

Cover art by Jack Gaughan

Wolf Dragonard is a pretty badass name. Galaxy II is an unfortunate name.

The Art of Penguin Science Fiction

Cool little database of the Penguin SF covers- highly recommended for the seventies entries alone:

Link

Examples that have boobs:







I am glad to hear it is not that dry. I still have yet to read 1984, but I found this and decided to go in publication order. Were there any other stand outs you read on your dystopian kick?

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Nothing really stood out other than those two and I made the transition to post-apoc dystopian pretty quickly. I do not like ‘Brave New World’ at all, that book was so dated it was a tough read. I highly recommend 1984 though.

As far as post apocalypse dystopian I would recommend the Handmaid’s Tale and the Chrysalids (as a starting point), as they read quite a bit like the early dystopian stuff, which was still entrenched in ‘literature’.

Cyberpunk was of course a more modern take on the dystopia, and I went through a HUGE cyberpunk phase in the late 90’s/early 00’s.

Penguin SF Covers Database

Some pretty cool stuff on there!